Send us a suggestion!

Zion carpool? + Burro Beta

Discussion in 'Archives - Yahoo Canyons Group' started by Steve Brezovec, Aug 8, 2001.

  1. Anyone interested in a carpool to Zion leaving after workin' hours Friday (5pm)? Or possibly leaving earlier? (from SLC, that is)?

    I messed up and forgot to write this last post public... Burro goes from either the top or bottom. Access to the top is from the South Draw Road or from Boulder Highway to the Lower Bowns Road past Tantalus Flat. I recall that we use to do it (8+ years ago) without any ropes at all though occasionally we'd bring a short 50' section for "the Batman", which was essentially a handline section, or we would hip belay. I believe the biggest drop to be less than 30' feet. It's wet. Going up Burro there appears to be an unpassable dry falls but actually there's a walk around that begins several hundred yards down canyon. Any bolts that are in there were placed after 91' or so, as I remember the bolts appearing in 92' or so. Argue out the ethics on your own time but I'll tell you that dozens of people with average canyoneering skills did it for years without any bolts so the apperance of anchors baffles me. Not exactly a high traffic area. Beautiful slot.

    _______________ Get your FREE download of MSN Explorer at
Similar Threads: Zion carpool
Forum Title Date
Meet Up Carpool to Zion on 9/13-9/16?? Sep 11, 2017
Archives - Yahoo Canyons Group Zion Trailwork, anyone willing to carpool from SLC? Oct 23, 2005
General Discussion Trash in Zion - end of Riverside Walk Jul 11, 2018
Trip Reports Another Hot Day in Zion Jul 8, 2018
General Discussion Mystery Canyon Zion first descent 1977 video Jul 2, 2018
Meet Up Subway Zion Aug 15th Jul 2, 2018